Ms. Marram has spent over 35 years anticipating market trends and emerging consumer needs, and building profitable brands and companies that address them. She serves as the President of the Barnegat Group LLC, her business advisory firm. Previously, she was a Managing Director of North Castle Partners, where she served as Chairman of several portfolio companies. Prior to North Castle, Ms. Marram was President and Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana and the Tropicana Beverage Group. During her tenure, Tropicana nearly tripled its shareholder value and was sold to PepsiCo for $3.3 billion. While at Tropicana, Ms. Marram was named one of the Top 25 Managers of the Year by BusinessWeek magazine. Prior to Tropicana, Ms. Marram was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Nabisco Biscuit Company, where she consistently produced strong revenue and profit growth in a highly leveraged environment. Prior to this role, Ms. Marram was president of Nabisco's Grocery Division. Prior to Nabisco, she was in marketing management with Nabisco/Standard Brands, Johnson & Johnson, and Lever Brothers.
Ms. Marram is a member of the Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company, The New York Times Company, Eli Lilly and Company, several private companies in the food and consumer healthcare sectors, and a number of non-profit boards including New York Presbyterian Hospital, The Institute for the Future, Lincoln Center Theater, and Families and Work Institute.
Ms. Marram earned a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, and has received alumni achievement awards from both institutions.